The Southwest Ag Summit has become an example of strong partnerships within the agriculture industry. The success of the summit has always been a by product of side by side collaboration among agriculture industry leaders, university research, teaching and extension.
2013 Southwest Agriculture Summit will have pertinent information by nationally and internationally recognized speakers in the field of agriculture.
Rik L. Miller, President, DuPont Crop Protection
Rik Miller is president - DuPont Corp Protection. He began his career in 1984 in Crop Protection sales.
From 1984 to 1995 he held a variety of roles in sales, product and marketing management across the United States and in 1996 was appointed group leader for the DuPont Corp Protection Specialty Business (specialty crop and vegetation management markets). From 1996 to 2005 he was appointed to progressive sales and marketing management positions in the Crop Protection.
In 2005, he was named global business leader for DuPont Crop Protection's diversified specialty, vegetation management, forestry and railroad segments and relocated to Wilmington, Del. One year later, he joined the DuPont Crop Protection leadership team as global marketing director.
In 2010, Mr. Miller transferred to Geneva, Switzerland, as regional director, Europe, Middle East and Africa for Crop Protection. He returned to Wilmington, Del., and was name to his current position in February 2011.
He serves on CropLife International's Crop Protection Strategy Council and is actively involved in Future Farmers of America.
Mr. Miller studied at Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana, and received his B.S. in Agronomy with an emphasis on plant and soil science and plant biochemistry.